News Archive - 2011

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December

12/24/2011 University of Illinois College of Law Mourns the Loss of Professor Larry Ribstein
12/7/2011 Professor Leipold: Judge Has Flexibility with Blagojevich Sentencing
12/7/2011 Community Preservation Clinic Wins Grant
12/6/2011 15 Alumni Recognized for 50 Years of Bar Admission

November

11/14/2011 Kate Imp, ’10, Creates Documentary of Appalachian Trail Journey
11/14/2011 Law Students Participate in Inaugural Professional Responsibility Strategy Competition
11/14/2011 Fred H. Bartlit, Jr., ’60, Delivered the Paul M. Van Arsdell, Jr. Memorial Lecture
11/14/2011 Professor Kaplan Says Weak Individual Mandate Penalties Jeopardize Health Care Reform Law
11/10/2011 The College of Law Mourns the Passing of Max Rowe, '46
11/7/2011 College of Law Student Profile Data Inquiry Complete
11/4/2011 Professor Kesan Testifies at Public Hearings
11/4/2011 Law Student's Article Selected for Publication
11/4/2011 Crop Diversity Problems a Myth, Professor Heald's Study Shows

October

10/21/2011 The Honorable Vaughn Walker's Lecture, “Moving the Strike Zone"
10/20/2011 Illinois Law Celebrates Pro Bono Week
10/20/2011 What’s the New Congressional Super Committee? Tax Expert Professor Kaplan explains.
10/20/2011 Is the End of the NBA Lockout Near? Professor LeRoy Says No
10/20/2011 Professor Ribstein Explains Hollywood’s Favorite Villain
10/20/2011 Professor Hyman Speaks Out Against Agency Decision to Remove Doctor Data Online
10/7/2011 Yusef Dale, ’96, Featured on WGN News
10/4/2011 Ambassador Burns' Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture: America’s Global Challenges
10/4/2011 Professor Lawless Participated in a Senate Banking Committee Hearing

September

9/28/2011 Update on Student Profile Data
9/28/2011 Krissa Lubben, ’94, Named to the 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
9/23/2011 $1 Million Gift from Roger and Stevie Joslin Recognized at University of Illinois Foundation Weekend
9/21/2011 Employee Health Care Benefits Still a Question Mark After Reform, Professor Kaplan Explains
9/20/2011 College of Law Externship Program Featured in National Jurist Magazine
9/19/2011 Corrected Student Profile Data for the Class of 2014
9/16/2011 $250,000 Gift from Kimball and Karen Anderson to Assist Students in Pursuing Careers in Public Interest Law
9/13/2011 Mary Tomkins, 2L, Selected to Serve on City of Urbana Plan Commission
9/13/2011 Professor Colombo Quoted in Business Week on Tax Exemption for Hospitals
9/9/2011 Professor Kaplan Explains Tax Implications of the American Jobs Act Bill

August

8/24/2011 Federal Civil Rights Clinic Students Sworn In at U.S. Federal Courthouse
8/24/2011 Lincoln Case Goes to Trial after 146 years

July

7/21/2011 Professor Kaplan Explains Federal Debt Ceiling
7/14/2011 Will Executive Pay Reform Reduce Risk? Professor Hurt Weighs In
7/6/2011 Julie Bauer, ’85, Recommended for Federal Court

June

6/23/2011 Professor Kaplan Discussed Employment Based Healthcare Financing
6/20/2011 Professor Wexler on Walmart Sex Discrimination
6/14/2011 Congratulations to the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
6/13/2011 Joshua Herman, ’08, Named Young Lawyer of the Year by ISBA
6/13/2011 Illinois Law Collaborates with Illinois Supreme Court on Mentoring Program

May

5/31/2011 Major Campaign Gift Announced
5/25/2011 Professor Kaplan Quoted about Value-added Taxation
5/24/2011 Avery Brundage Scholarships Awarded to Two Law Students
5/23/2011 College of Law Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus Jack McCord
5/23/2011 Commencement for the Class of 2011
5/23/2011 Professor Larry Ribstein Cited by Time Magazine
5/19/2011 Annual Alumni Luncheon
5/18/2011 Professor Beckett Talks Blagojevich Retrial
5/18/2011 Professor LeRoy: Pro Athletes Ought to Bargain Out of Court
5/18/2011 Professor Lawless' Study Confirms Racial Discrepancy in Bankruptcy Filing
5/10/2011 Kendall Hill, ’81: A Man on a Mission
5/10/2011 Nekima Levy-Pounds, ’01, Wins Shanara Gilbert Emerging Clinician Award
5/10/2011 Forrest Claypool, ’81, Appointed President of CTA
5/3/2011 Students Coordinate Tornado Relief

April

4/26/2011 Professor Ribstein Gives His Take on the Changing Legal Market
4/20/2011 Congratulations to the 2011 Rickert Award Recipients
4/15/2011 Professor Lawless to Serve on State Committee
4/15/2011 Robert Johnson, ’83, Elected to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Illinois Board of Directors
4/15/2011 Richard Russo, ’03, Appears Before Supreme Court
4/14/2011 Joseph M. Barich Excellence in Patent Law Award Given to Nicole Janovick
4/14/2011 Professor Kaplan: Ryan Plan Would Fundamentally Change Medicare
4/14/2011 2011-2012 Trial Team and Federal Civil Rights Clinic Members Announced
4/14/2011 Frederick Green Moot Court Honorary Round Winner: Emily Smart

March

3/28/2011 Professors Brubaker and Lawless Inducted to the American College of Bankruptcy
3/28/2011 Carol Harrington, ’77, Named Among Most Influential Lawyers
3/25/2011 Professor Benson Explains Obama's Direction Re: DOMA
3/24/2011 Law Students Win Civil Case for Inmate Claiming Civil Rights Violations
3/18/2011 Law Students Place 3rd in Nation Banckruptcy Moot Court Competition
3/18/2011 Floyd Mandell, ’73, Receives 2011 ILO Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property
3/18/2011 James Tungate, ’79, Appointed Vice-chair of Character and Fitness Committee
3/18/2011 College of Law Students Finish in Elite Eight in National Advocacy Competition
3/8/2011 Professor Ribstein Quoted in The Observer
3/4/2011 Professor Michael LeRoy on NPR about NFL Labor Dispute
3/4/2011 Inaugural Ward F. McDonald Scholarship Recipient Named
3/2/2011 Debra Walker, ’87, Elected Vice President of Illinois Bar Foundation
3/2/2011 Lee Smalley Edmon, ’81, First Woman Presiding Judge of LA Superior Court

February

2/17/2011 Illinois Women's Legal History Exhibit
2/11/2011 Professor Paulo Albuquerque Elected to Judgeship on European Court of Human Rights
2/11/2011 Recipients of J. Nelson Young Award Announced
2/10/2011 Dean Bruce Smith Honored for Exemplary Legal Writing
2/10/2011 Samuel Mendenhall, ’91, Receives James A. Seaberry Award for Excellence
2/8/2011 Professor Kaplan: Healthcare Reform a "Mixed Bag" for Seniors
2/3/2011 Professor Garoupa Awarded Spanish Research Prize

January

1/28/2011 Director of BP Oil Spill Commission Spoke at College
1/27/2011 3L Bryan Hernandez's Journal Note Submitted to Scribes Writing Competition
1/27/2011 Patricia Brown Holmes, ’86, Appointed to the U of I Board of Trustees
1/27/2011 Byung Pak, ’98, Elected to the Georgia House of Representatives
1/21/2011 Emily Rickert and Kelly Kono Receive Fellowship
1/21/2011 Justice Harry Hull, '72, Appointed to Judicial Council
1/21/2011 Student Legal Relief Winter Break Trip a Success
1/20/2011 Welcome to the New Website!
1/20/2011 Professor Kaplan Delves into Overhauling the Income Tax Code
1/20/2011 Ten Firms Recognized as Pace Setters in the Law Firm Challenge
1/19/2011 Illinois Income Tax Increase a Missed Opportunity for Tax Reform, Says Professor Kaplan
1/19/2011 Professor Hyman Predicts Justice Kennedy Will Be Swing Vote in Healthcare Reform Lawsuits
1/4/2011 On MSNBC, Professor Lawless Predicts Bankruptcies Will Decline After 5-year High